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A new set of threats to the BBC — internal and external — challenges its role as anchor of U.K. media
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“Look, I know you got that Facebook comment, but it’s the vocal minority. There’s a silent majority who are actually paying for our work.”
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Lifestyle and youth publishers that source the majority of their traffic from Facebook face closure, while traditional media players that campaigned for the laws look set to be the relative winners.
“Conspiracies are flourishing with virtually no response from credible Spanish-language media outlets.”
Listeners in 10 regions will hear local news after national stories thanks to geo-targeting technology being used in a new way.
“People tend to get very outraged when there’s a death, when something terrible happens in the news, and then the conversation caves. But in the wellness community — in the world that I work in — people are really familiar with the idea of practice.”
Rich and poor people have different expectations of lifestyle journalism. But some of what they want is the same.